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Cinema & Cinema Highlights: January 22, 2021

Cinema & Cinema Highlights: January 22, 2021

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. Locked Down (2021) Just as they decide to separate, Linda and Paxton find life has other plans when they are stuck at home in a mandatory lockdown. Co-habitation is proving to be a […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Worms

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Worms

Worms makes an excellent destination for a day trip. It is packed with outstanding architecture, pedestrian zones and green space. It is steeped in history, too. As one of Germany’s oldest cities, Worms’ most famous monuments testify to its role as a microcosm for the religious forces (and tensions) that […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Volksmarching

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Volksmarching

Volksmarching is an ideal activity for the COVID era. Founded as a non-competitive sport in Germany in the 1960’s, volksmarching (or “wandering,” as it is also called) is essentially a well-organized hike. Which makes it healthy, social, safe, outdoors-oriented and purposeful. It’s also an excellent raison d’être for day trips. […]

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights: January 15, 2021

Cinema & Cinema Highlights: January 15, 2021

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. Wonder Woman 1984 (2020) Diana must contend with a work colleague and businessman, whose desire for extreme wealth sends the world down a path of destruction, after an ancient artifact that grants wishes […]

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights: January 8, 2021

Cinema & Cinema Highlights: January 8, 2021

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. Save Yourselves (2020) A young Brooklyn couple head to an upstate cabin to unplug from their phones and reconnect with each other. Blissfully unaware of their surroundings, they are left to their own […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Ulm

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Ulm

As far as day trips go, Ulm packs a serious punch. It’s a large city, with plenty to do. Located on the banks of the Danube River, it offers history, art and culture. It also offers a great mix of random coolness – such as being the birthplace of Albert […]

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Gingerbread:  Traditional Christmas cookie  with a long history

Gingerbread: Traditional Christmas cookie with a long history

Editor’s Note: This article was published in a previous edition of the Kaiserslautern American and the information has been updated to reflect this year’s event. “Lebkuchen,” or gingerbread, is one of the most popular, oldest and beloved Christmas cookies in Germany. A big variety is available — there are lebkuchen […]

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Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Trier

Can’t-miss German day trips A-Z: Trier

Trier is a beautiful, history-rich city with origins that are shrouded in mystery. One legend holds that it was founded by an exiled Assyrian prince 1,300 years before the birth of Christ. What is provable, however, is that Trier is Germany’s oldest city. On a related note, it boasts one […]

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Cinema & Cinema Highlights: December 18, 2020

Cinema & Cinema Highlights: December 18, 2020

Some of the latest series and movies available to rent or stream! Check your streaming service for availability. It’s a Wonderful Life (1946) As George Bailey is about to jump from a bridge, he ends up rescuing his guardian angel, Clarence — who then shows George what his town would have […]

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History room links Baumholder military’s past to present

History room links Baumholder military’s past to present

More than eighty years ago the farmland around the tiny village of Baumholder, Germany, was turned into a German Army training base. Today, Baumholder is one of the U.S. Army’s most important installations in Europe. “The Rock,” as it’s affectionately called, has its origins in medieval times. For centuries farmers […]

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